The exhibit, “North Central College at 150 Years: Selections from the Oesterle Library Collections,” will be displayed from Nov. 1 through Jan. 8 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The exhibit is free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.
The exhibit will include reproductions of items from the Oesterle Library collections, including the Sang Collection, the Arlo L. Schilling President’s Papers and the Harris W. Fawell Congressional Papers. Highlights of the collections include letters written and signed by poet Emily Dickinson and President Abraham Lincoln and a land survey completed and signed by a 16-year-old George Washington.
Schoenherr Gallery’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and one hour before most performances in the Fine Arts Center.